ID 1370


Effects of Matrix Plastic Properties on Stress Transfer and Tensile Strength

 of Glass Fibre/Epoxy Resin Unidirectional Composite



F. M. ZHAO1, 2, T. OkABE2, F. R. JONES1 and N. TAKEDA2

1Department of Engineering Materials, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 3DJ, England 2Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo, Tokyo 153-8904, Japan


Keywords: stress transfer, interface, matrix plastic properties, tensile strength, unidirectional glass/epoxy composite